Dutch Justice Ministry: 190 People Have Left to Fight Jihad

April 7, 2015 3:06 PM

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The Dutch justice ministry says about 190 people have traveled from the Netherlands to fight in overseas "jihadi conflicts," some 35 have returned home and 30 have been killed.

The ministry published the latest figures Tuesday without a specific breakdown of what countries the 190 had traveled to. Most are believed to have gone to Syria and Iraq. It also maintained its terror threat level at the second-highest: "substantial."

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